Application Architect

Clearance Level
Solutions Architect
Menands, New York

REQ#: RQ118179

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

We are GDIT. We stay at the forefront of innovation to solve complex technical challenges. 

GDIT is your place. Make it your own by discovering new ways to securely and expertly apply the latest technology. Own your opportunity at GDIT and you’ll be a meaningful part of improving how agencies operate. Our work depends on an Application Architect joining our team to support New York State Department of Heath Medicaid Management Information System activities at Riverview Center in Menands, NY.

At GDIT, we foster a people-centric environment. As an Application Architect supporting the eMedNY Architecture team, you will be trusted to provide comprehensive Medicaid Fiscal Agent services in the operations and enhancement of the statewide Medicaid Management Information Systems (MMIS). You will join a group of high performing Architects to work on mission critical systems with extremely stringent response time and continuous availability service level agreements. In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Perform architectural analysis and design for systems spanning the enterprise architecture portfolio
  • Partner with various business stakeholders and technology leaders to translate program requirements into technical solutions and system designs. Work closely with other members of the technology teams, including developers, SME's and technical leads, to evaluate solutions and gain consensus on technical direction
  • Document and communicate architecture, estimates, and implementation plans to program stakeholders
  • Research, design, test, and evaluate new technologies and solutions. Maintain an organization-wide view of current and future business and architecture to provide solutions that integrate into the overall architectural vision and strategy
  • Support continuous improvement with creative and efficient solutions. Develop and suggest alternative approaches to problem resolution. Assist in resolving production support issues
  • Provide leadership and expertise in the development of standards, application governance, design patterns, and practices


  • Bachelor’s in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, or a related field
  • 10+ years of experience in the Architecture field
  • 8 years of experience developing, deploying, and supporting software applications
  • 2 years of experience in Microservices and RESTful application development
  • Expertise in all stages of the software development lifecycle
  • Collaborate with the rest of the engineering team to design and launch new features.
  • Maintain code integrity and organization.
  • Understanding and implementation of security and data protection.
  • Ability to lead and mentor development teams
  • Experience in DevSecOps cultural transformation a huge plus
  • Strong experience in application architecture and legacy modernization


  • Full-flex work week
  • 401K with company match
  • Customizable health benefits packages
  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Rewards program for high-performing employees

About Our Work

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.